Damon and Musidora.Thrice happy swain! [...] But love forbade. Vide Thomson's Summer.
London Publish'd March 12.th 1796 by Tho.s Macklin, Poet's Gallery, Fleet Street.
Stipple. Platemark: 530 x 410mm (21 x 16¼"). Very large margins, Light foxing along bottom edge of sheet. Puncture holes for binding into wrappers along top margin.
Musidora, undressing, watched by Damon, who peers around the trunk of a tree on the left. An illustration to 'The Seasons', a series of four poems written by the Scottish author James Thomson (1700 - 1748). From Macklin's 'One hundred pictures/Prints illustrative of the most celebrated British Poets [...] with letter-press explanatory of the subject, extracted from the writings of the respective poets.'
De Vesme: 1441. IV.
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